Gunshot wound reporting mandatory in Ontario
- Gunshot injuries down by a third. // Children & Young People Now (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd;3/19/2009, p2
The article reports that cases for gunshot related injuries has declined to close a third in Great Britain. It notes that Health Minister Dawn Primarolo release the figures which shows that children aged 17 and below who needs hospital treatment after being shot, 467 times in 1996-1997 and has...
- Hate Crime Statistics Act. // Hate Crime Statistics;2010, p1
A summary is presented of the U.S. Hate Crime Statistics Act's amended section 534 of title 28, United States Code (USC) is presented.
- Reaction in Ontario to Bill 110: Canada's first mandatory gunshot wound reporting law. Ovens, Howard; Park, Hannah; Borgundvaag, Bjug // CJEM: Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine;Jan2009, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p3
Objective: With the proclamation of Bill 110 in September 2005, Ontario became the first jurisdiction in Canada to mandate that gunshot wounds (GSWs) be reported to authorities. We sought to evaluate the impact of Bill 110, including the awareness of, experience with and opinions about the new...
- Massachusetts has lowest US gun death rate. // Injury Prevention (1353-8047);Feb2015, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p56
The article reports on Massachusetts as having the lowest gun death rate in the U.S. and mentions other states such as New York, Hawaii, and Rhode Island.
- EL DERECHO CONSTITUCIONAL A RECIBIR INFORMACIÃ“N VERAZ Y ESTADÃSTICAS DE CRIMINALIDAD. SERRANO GÓMEZ, ALFONSO; SERRANO MAÍLLO, ISABEL // Revista de Derecho Penal y Criminologia;jul2013, Vol. 10, p583
This article discusses the Spanish constitutional rights and laws related to the availability of information on crime statistics. The authors comment on the importance of the provision of accurate information on criminality and describe the role of the Ministerio del Interior (Minister of the...
- SWISS CHEESE AND GUN VIOLENCE. McMILLAN, JULIA A. // Contemporary Pediatrics;Feb2013, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p4
The author reflects on the proposed Swiss cheese model to describe the alignment of failures by James Reason, professor of psychology at the University of Manchester. She argues that the model has been used in discussions of patient safety to illustrate the importance of recognizing system flaws...
- Less gun violence-more peace. MAGNUSON, KATHY; SMITH OLSON, NORMA // Minnesota Women's Press;Mar2013, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p4
In this article, the authors reflect on the feeling of fear as an aftermath of the series of senseless gun shootings in the U.S. They say that fear can drive one person to say and do extreme things and is prevalent in the U.S. conversations about guns. They cite statistics from Protect Minnesota...
- Shot stories. Long, Tim // Spy Magazine;Mar/Apr94, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p43
Describes stories of people experiencing a gunshot wound. Description of the feeling of being shot; Reasons for being shot; Comments about media violence. INSET: Misfires, by T.L..
- Abstracts. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;11/15/95, Vol. 274 Issue 19, p1492d
Presents an abstract of the article `The Ongoing Hazard of BB and Pellet Gun-Related Injuries in the United States,' by Ann Marie McNeill and Joseph L. Annest,' published in the 1995 issue of `Annals of Emergency Medicine' periodical.